Detection of ochratoxin a in human blood and colostrum.

@article{Kovcs1995DetectionOO,
  title={Detection of ochratoxin a in human blood and colostrum.},
  author={Ferenc Kov{\'a}cs and Gy{\"o}rgy S{\'a}ndor and Andres V{\'a}nyi and S. Dom{\'a}ny and Melinda Zomborszky-Kov{\'a}cs},
  journal={Acta veterinaria Hungarica},
  year={1995},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={
          393-400
        }
}
Ochratoxin A (OA) is one of the most frequent sources of mycotoxin contamination of feed plants in Hungary. It is produced by 10% of Aspergillus and 12% of Penicillium species, i.e. by the widely occurring "commonest" mould species. Human exposure to mycotoxins closely resembles that of swine. Fifty-two out of 100 human blood samples collected at random (52%) were found to contain ochratoxin A (0.2-12.9 ng/ml). Recent studies have clearly shown that OA has mutagenic, teratogenic and… CONTINUE READING
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